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Girls learn early that they don't have much of a place in politics

By Mirya Holman, Associate Professor, Tulane University
Angela L. Bos, Associate Professor of Political Science and Associate Dean for Experiential Learning, The College of Wooster
J Celeste Lay, Associate Professor of Political Science, Tulane University
Jill S. Greenlee, Associate Professor of Politics and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Brandeis University
Zoe M. Oxley, Professor of Political Science, Union College
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As young children learn about politics and political figures, they internalize the idea that politics is a man’s world, which ultimately means political representation is heavily skewed toward men.


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